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Site Name Dickerson
Water BodyPotomac River/Chesapeake and Ohio Canal
Physical Address20700 Martinsburg Road, Dickerson, MD 20842
DirectionsFrom Route 270 take exit 22 to MD-109 (Old Hundred Rd.) south. Turn right onto MD-28 (Darnetown Rd). From Darnestown Rd. turn left onto First left onto Dickerson Rd. then go left again on to Martinsburg Road.
Owner/Manager NameM-NCPPC Department of Parks
Owner/Manager Phone301-972-9396
Owner/Manager, map -
Owner/Manager Email 
CommentsThe parking area is beside a watered section of the canal. Non-motorized boats can be launched here or hand carry your vessel across the towpath and through the woods to reach the Potomac River.
# of Ramps0
# of Ramps ADA0
Ramp Width (Feet) 
Ramp SurfaceNot Applicable
Large BoatsNo
Vessel Size NotePlease note that "large boats" is intended as a general reference to ramp capacity. Generally, vessels less than 16 feet in length are considered small and those greater than 16 feet as large.
Soft LaunchYes
Soft Launch ADANo
# of Piers0
Transient UseNo
Fee Or Permit RequiredNo
Parking Lot TypePAVED
Parking Lot SizeLARGE >20
# of Car Spaces30
# of Car Spaces ADA0
# ofTrailerSpaces0
# of Trailer Spaces ADA0
Turnaround AreaNo
Trash ServiceNo
Fuel on siteNo
Questions And UpdatesIf you have a question about this site, contact the management agency using the phone number or contact information provided above. Permit/launch fees can change without notice so this site does not list them. Any corrections or updates to the information above can be sent via e-mail to
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